The Green Papers: Montana 2006 Midterm Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Primary: Tuesday 6 June 2006
General Election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Electoral Votes:3(0.56% of 538)
Governor:1 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 2)
2002-2010 Representatives:1(0.23% of 435)
2000 Census:905,316 (0.32% of 281,998,273)
Estimated Voting age population (November 2000):668,000
Registered Voters (November 2000):698,260
Capital:Helena
Tuesday 6 June 2006 polling hours 7:00a MDT (1300 UTC) to 8:00p MDT (0200 UTC).
Tuesday 7 November 2006 polling hours 7:00a MST (1400 UTC) to 8:00p MST (0300 UTC).
 

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Montana State and Local Government


MONTANA PRIMARY

Tuesday 6 June 2006

MONTANA PRIMARY Returns from an official source
MONTANA PRIMARY results from a media source
MONTANA PRIMARY results from another media source

All races involving an Incumbent are in boldface and also marked with an asterisk (*)

Contested STATEWIDE race:

  • United States Senate (Class 1 seat):
    • Democrats have nominated Jon Tester
    • Republicans have renominated Conrad Burns*

Contested U.S. HOUSE race:

  • At Large:
    • Democrats have nominated Monica Lindeen
 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 109th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1
Seat up for election
Republican Senator Conrad Burns
First elected: 1988; re-elected: 1994, 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 6 June 2006 Primary
 Polls: Leans Democratic - WATCH - Possible party switch - Republican Senator Conrad Burns vs. Democratic Jon Tester
  Elected Democratic 198,302 49.07% Jon Tester
FEC: $5,588,548
  Candidate Republican 195,455 48.37% Senator Conrad Burns
FEC: $8,057,326
  Candidate Libertarian 10,324 2.55% Stan Jones
FEC finanical report not available
Total 404,081 100.00%  

Class 2 Democratic Senator Max Baucus
First elected: 1978; re-elected: 1984, 1990, 1996, 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 4-term period, All Governors

  Democratic Governor Brian Schweitzer
First elected: 2004
Chair up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008. Elected on a ticket with the Governor.

  Republican Lieutenant Governor John C. Bohlinger
First elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

109th U.S. House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle 2006, 2008. No Term Limit. 109th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
1 Republican (1 Renominated)

At-Large
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Seat up for election
Republican Congressman Dennis R. "Denny" Rehberg
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 6 June 2006 Primary
 Polls: Republican Congressman Dennis R. "Denny" Rehberg
  Elected Republican 238,031 59.02% Congressman Dennis R. "Denny" Rehberg
FEC: $1,205,015
  Candidate Democratic 157,499 39.05% Monica J. Lindeen
FEC: $518,137
  Candidate Libertarian 7,747 1.92% Mike Fellows
FEC finanical report not available
Total 403,277 100.00%  

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Republican Secretary of State Brad Johnson
First elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Democratic Attorney General Mike McGrath
First elected: 2000; re-elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Auditor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Democratic Auditor John Morrison
First elected: 2000; re-elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
Candidate for Senate Class 1 in 2006

Superintendent of Public Instruction  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Democratic Public Instruction Superintendent Linda H. McCulloch
First elected: 2000; re-elcected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
  Democratic (affiliates): 5 incumbents, 2 candidates
  Republican: 4 incumbents, 2 candidates
Major Third Parties
  Libertarian: 2 candidates
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from an election authority that this candidate is actually on the ballot.
 
FEC indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary "Total Receipts" for candidates for Federal Office.

 


  2006 Midterm Election Home  
 
  U.S. Senate Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party  
  Gubernatorial Popular Vote by Party  
  U.S. House Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party  
  Close Contests Summary - Decision by 2% or less  
  Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority  
 
  Contests to Watch and Polling Data  
 
2006 Election Dates:   Chronologically   --   Alphabetically  
Poll Closing Times:   Chronologically   --   Alphabetically  
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  Governors     Senate     House  
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  Senators by 'Class'  
  Governors by election 'cycle'  
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  Gubernatorial Primaries at a Glance   --   Senatorial Primaries at a Glance  
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  Open Governor's Chairs, Senate and House Seats (the incumbent is not running for re-election)  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with no incumbent running for them  
  Uncontested Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats (one candidate running for office)  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with multiple incumbents running for them  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with only one major party candidate running for office  
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  2006 Partisan Composition by State  
  2006 Political Party Breakdown by State - "Traditional" Sections and Regions  
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  Political Parties  
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  Senate Electoral Classes  
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  Statewide Political Party Strength  


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